Centre Team


Our Patron Caroline Lucas MP

Our Patron – Caroline Lucas MP

Caroline Lucas is a politician and member of the Green Party of England and Wales. She has been a Member of Parliament (MP) for Brighton Pavillion since 2010, when she became the UK’s first Green Party MP and was re-elected in the 2015 general election.

Known as a passionate campaigner across a broad range of issues. We are proud to have Caroline as our Patron.


The Carers Centre is run by a Board of Trustees of local volunteers, most of whom are or have been carers.  If you think you have skills or expertise that would be useful to our Board, please contact the Centre Director.

Chris Lau (Director)

Dan Wilkinson (Administrator)

Adult Carers Team

Pam Windsor (Adult Carers Team Manager)

Sarah Hirchfield (Carers Needs Assessment Worker – Memory Assessment Service)

Nicola Lytle (Support & Outreach Worker)

Sara Padhiar-Tutton (Support & Outreach Worker)

Liz Gough (Support & Outreach Worker)

Charly Snell (Sessional GP Link Worker)

Steve Hinton (Support & Outreach Worker – Armed Forces)

Jennifer Aizenberg (Sessional Worker)

Julie Campbell (Sessional Worker)

Justine Cooper (Sessional Worker)

Susan Dowson (Sessional Worker)

Veryan Greenwood (Sessional Worker)

Christine MacFie (Sessional Worker)

Young Carers Team

Elizabeth Freeman (Young Carers Team Manager)

Ruth Sullivan (6 – 12s Support and Outreach Worker)

Paula Melis (Teens Support and Outreach Worker)

Tonya Easter (Schools Worker)

Katie Shortt (Early Help Mentor Young Carers Link Worker)

Karen Laver (Admin & Sessional Play & Youth Worker)

Peter Trenholme (Life Coach/Sessional Play & Youth Worker)

Richard Gaskill (Sessional Play & Youth Worker)

Victoria Pullen (Sessional Play & Youth Worker)

Aimee Dumbleton (Sessional Play & Youth Worker)

Carers Engagement

Jane Burt (Engagement Worker/Armed Forces Development)


Linden Rennie (Development/Reablement Worker)


Michael Stubbings (Office Volunteer)

Linda Adams (Volunteer Driver)

Jill Krolick (Volunteer Driver)

Darren de Motte (Volunteer Driver)


To find out more about volunteering for the Carers Centre please click here

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